ICD-10 Diary: About our ICD-10 Diary physicians

October 5, 2015

Here is a list of physicians that are contributing to our ICD-10 transition diaries for the month of October, 2015.

About our ICD-10 Diary Physicians

Here are the physicians who are documenting their experience with the ICD-10 transition for Medical Economics in the coming weeks.

Michael V. Boland, MD, PhD is a glaucoma specialist and director of information technology at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Maryland. He also co-chairs the Medical Information Technology Committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Ernie Bowling, OD, MS, FAAO, operates a solo, private optometric practice in Gadsden, Alabama. He is also chief optometric editor of Optometry Times.

Terry Brenneman, MD, is the founding partner of a small general pediatric practice in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is involved in teaching and clinical research, and has a special interest in vaccines. 

Mile Brujic, OD, practices full scope optometry in Bowling Green, Ohio, with special interest in contact lenses and ocular disease management of the anterior segment and glaucoma. He graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 2000 and is a member of the Ohio Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association.

Maria Chandler, MD, MBA, is director of the MD/MBA Program and associate clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine. She is also the chief medical officer of a large community health clinic system in Los Angeles County, California.

Melanie Denton, MD, is an optometrist practicing in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. She completed an ocular disease residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida, and has an MBA from Western Carolina University. 

George G. Ellis, Jr., MD, is a practicing internist in Youngstown, Ohio. He has been in private practice since 1992 and is the chief medical adviser for Medical Economics.

Thomas A. Marsland, MD, is a board-certified oncologist and internist in Orange Park, Florida. He has more than 26 years of clinical experience and has served in a leadership role with the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology.

Pamela Miller, OD, FAAO, JD, FNAP, has had a solo optometric practice in Highland, California, since 1973. She is a frequent speaker, consultant and author.

Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, is a consultative optometric physician who has practiced at the Charles Retina Institute (CRI) in Germantown, Tennessee, since 1996. Rafieetary is a graduate of Boston University and received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Asela C Russell, MD, is the founder of Center for Women's Health in Englewood, Colorado, and is a board-certified OB/GYN. She has practiced in the Denver area since 1987.

Daniel Mark Siegel MD, MS, is a clinical professor of dermatology at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York and a practicing dermatologist. He completed his Fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas in 1986.

Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO, and Katie Gilbert-Spear, OD, MPH, own and operate a multi-location optometry/ophthalmology practice in Pensacola, Florida.